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The Team at Lichfield Spires Development
Lichfield Spires Development is a sole trade business consisting of a tight-knit team of highly skilled, dedicated craftsmen. Through a hard working ethos, all members of our team ensure that they provide customers with a quality of workmanship that both customer and company can be proud of. With a genuine passion for creating beautiful living spaces that complement the surrounding environment, Lichfield Spires has established an enviable reputation for creating Properties of Distinction.
Experience & skills
The range of the team's experience strengthens its ability to carry out the majority of tasks within Lichfield Spires rather than having to subcontract work. However, for unique skills we employ the best sub-contractors and will take full responsibility for any work that is carried out on our behalf.
Our highly skilled trades people offer a wide range of skills allowing us to:
- Project manage developments from start to finish
- Co-ordinate the renovation of existing properties
- Assist with the planning, design and development of additional living space including:
- single and double storey extensions
- loft space conversions
- bespoke conservatory development
- garage space conversions
- creation and renovation of outbuildings
- design and fitting of kitchens and bathrooms
- garden design and landscaping
Development & renovation of old and new
Karl Alaniz is the company's founder and he has significant experience in developing and renovating old and new properties. Having originally trained and qualified as a carpenter and joiner, Karl went on to spend the next 20+ years acquiring and perfecting a broad range of skills across many areas of the building trade. With a keen eye for detail and a true understanding of English heritage, Karl appreciates the critical features and requirements of the most challenging restorations.
English Heritage Award for restoration
Through his achievements in building restoration and following a nomination from English Heritage, he received an award from the London Borough of Bromley for his restoration of a listed cottage in Kent. Having used original materials and methods to restore the property, a member of the judging panel stated that Karl’s work presented “an important lesson in conservation and restoration”.
Trade membership & insurance
Lichfield Spires is registered with the National House Builders Council (NHBC), the UK's leading setter of standards and provider of warranty and insurance for new-build properties and is CHAS accredited, which protects our customers, our workforce and others through robust health and safety practices. Lichfield Spires holds public and employers’ liability insurance to cover its work.
Customer loyalty & diversity
The team at Lichfield Spires is proud of the company’s excellent reputation. The company has a loyal customer base that is happy to provide our prospective customers with excellent references. Lichfield Spires deals with a broad range of customers representing different industry areas, including retail, commercial, public sector and residential customers.
Professional project management
For any project, to ensure clarity and for reference purposes, Lichfield Spires will provide the customer with a detailed and thorough quotation report that clearly defines the scope and phases of the project. This document will highlight any special conditions required to complete a project to an agreed time scale and budget. It also includes a staged schedule that keepss a customer informed of progress and identifies issues as soon as they are discovered….to prevent any nasty surprises.
A truly professional experience
The team at Lichfield Spires will ensure your building experience is a good one….because we do it property!
Cudham, Sevenoaks, TN14 7QB
Bromley, Edenbridge, Limpsfield, Orpington, Oxted, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Westerham